Camp Counselor: Pinewood: South Carolina

Agency
Camp Woodie/South Carolina Waterfowl Association
Location
8444 Old River Road Pinewood, SC 29125
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Salary Range: $225-$275 per week, including room and board
Start Date
05/23/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2021
Website
http://www.wildlifeedcenter.org
Description
Camp Counselors at Camp Woodie are the primary caregivers for our campers. They are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities, as well guiding campers in their personal and spiritual growth and daily living skills. Major Responsibilities:  Assume full responsibility for all the campers in assigned cabin 24 hours a day (excluded assigned time off).  Maintain high standards of safety and health in all activities for campers.  Be a positive role model to campers and staff in all aspects of their work – set a good example to campers and other staff in regards to general camp procedures and practices including: safety, sportspersonship, schedule and sanitation.  Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.  Ensuring that the Counselors-In-Leadership-Training assigned to your cabin/area receive meaningful and relevant experiences.  Provide outstanding and consistent customer service to all camp guests.  Attend staff meetings and trainings.  Responsible for strict adherence to policies and procedures related to safety and other regulations.  All other duties as assigned by the Camp Leadership Team. Physical Aspects Of The Job:  Lead and participate in recreational activities which may include running, throwing, kicking & shooting.  Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to weather and program activities.  Physical ability to respond to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of staff.  Endurance including: prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching: requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, insect and animals. Supervisory Responsibilities: • None. South Carolina Waterfowl Association Job Description This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. How to Apply: Please complete an online job application: Apply Directly on our website https://wildlifeedcenter.org/campwoodie/ select the 'Register / Log In Here' button and select create an account. Once you create your account choose make a reservation and select Staff Application. or contact: Steve Maynard Director - Camp Woodie steve@scwa.org (803)452-6001-O (803)460-8525-C
Qualifications
Qualifications:  Must be 18 years old with high school diploma or equivalent.  Must become certified in First Aid/CPR before the summer session begins (may be provided).  Successful participation in & completion of staff trainings prior to beginning camp.  Able to observe camper behaviors and assess its appropriateness and apply appropriate management techniques, as well as enforce appropriate safety and emergency procedures to the situation.  Must be able to assist campers in the event of an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).  Proven ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of responsibility; strong interpersonal skills; possess high degree of integrity.  Ability to take initiative, be flexible, use sound judgment, and work harmoniously with others.  Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities.  Proven skills in communication, organization, and human relations.  Willingness to work with diverse populations.  Capability to recognize emergency situations and apply appropriate safety and emergency procedures.  Exemplify the values of “Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility & Faith”.
Contact Person
Steve Maynard
Contact Phone
803-460-8525
Contact eMail
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